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Villanova’s Philly Justice Project Hosts Event Advocating for the Exoneration of India Spellman

Villanova’s Philly Justice Project Hosts Event Advocating for the Exoneration of India Spellman

Isabella Balian, Staff Writer April 13, 2022

On Monday, April 11, the University’s chapter of the Philly Justice Project hosted an event advocating for justice for India Spellman, a person it believes to have been wrongfully convicted woman.  “At...

Celia Deane-Drummond..Photo by Matt Cashore/University of Notre Dame

Civitas Dei Medal Awarded to Celia Deane-Drummond

Lydia McFarlane and Sarah Wisniewski April 13, 2022

On Monday, April 11, in Driscoll Room 132, the University presented its Civitas Dei Medal to Celia Deane-Drummond, Ph.D., of Oxford University.  Deane-Drummond holds doctorates in plant physiology...

University Recognizes Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Caitlyn Foley, Staff Writer April 13, 2022

The month of April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and there are several events hosted at the University that foster conversations about prevention and response to sexual violence.    Ryan...

African Caribbean Villanovans Host Carnival

Lydia McFarlane, Staff Writer April 13, 2022

On Friday, April 8, the African Caribbean Villanovans (ACV) club, in partnership with Nova Nite, organized and hosted its first ever ACV Carnival. The event took place on the University’s Campus Green...

University Celebrates Pride Week

University Celebrates Pride Week

Tommy Lynch, Staff Writer April 13, 2022

Although Pride Month is officially in June, many schools celebrate LGBTQIA+ pride while still in session. This April, Villanova students have come together to celebrate their queer population.   This...

Ketanji Brown Jackson Confirmed to the United States Supreme Court

Ketanji Brown Jackson Confirmed to the United States Supreme Court

Lydia McFarlane, Staff Writer April 13, 2022

On Thursday, April 7, history was made. In a 53-47 bipartisan vote, Ketanji Brown Jackson was confirmed to the United States Supreme Court, making her the first Black woman to ever sit on the Supreme Court....

The University cited inflationary pressures as being behind the 4.25 percent increase in tuition.

University Announces Tuition Increase

Jadyn Ramos, Staff Writer March 16, 2022

On March 7, 2022, an email was sent to the community members of the University from the  University President Rev. Peter M. Donohue, O.S.A., Ph.D. informing members of a tuition increase.  The email...

Students attended a “Rally to Support the Ukrainian People” on Mar. 6.

University Responds to the Ongoing War in Ukraine

Erin Costa, Staff Writer March 16, 2022

The deadly events in Ukraine and its current domestic implications have caused worldwide fear and confusion. Foreign interventions attempt to de-escalate the situation, as companies in the United States,...

Dr. Alicia Strandberg currently serves as President of Villanova University Women in Tech.

Women’s History Month Events on Campus

Sarah Wisniewski, Co-News Editor March 16, 2022

The University looks forward to recognizing the celebration of Women’s History Month with a variety of interactive events and discussions throughout March.  Students and faculty are invited to participate...

Emma Dabiri was announced as the new
chair of Irish Studies.

Emma Dabiri Named Charles A. Heimbold Jr. Chair of Irish Studies

Katie Reed, Staff Writer March 16, 2022

Each spring semester, the Irish Studies Department at the University selects an Irish writer to serve as the Charles A. Heimbold Jr. Chair of Irish Studies. For the Spring 2022 semester, Emma Dabiri has...

Staff and students of Public Administration walk around campus.

New Major Introduced: Public Service and Administration

Caitlyn Foley, Staff Writer March 16, 2022

The Public Service and Administration major is newly available to students of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences for those who want to major in making a difference.  This 30-credit major focuses...

Villanova’s Social Justice And Inclusivity Communitas

Isabella Balian, Staff Writer March 16, 2022

As a way to improve and cultivate unity within the first year freshman experience, Villanova Residence Life offers the opportunity of living with a learning community, or a Communitas. The learning community...

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